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A full-service law firm with offices in Sturgis and Rapid City representing clients in the Black Hills and beyond  in criminal, civil, estate planning, and family law matters.

Our Primary Areas of Practice

Our team of attorneys allows Nelson Law to offer clients a wide variety of legal services. Below are just a few highlights. Click here for a more-complete description of the services Nelson Law offers.

Criminal Defense

Nelson Law was founded as a criminal defense practice, and we understand your concerns about being charged with a crime. Our attorneys handle misdemeanor and felony charges in both state and federal court. Nelson Law is on YOUR side and will be a fierce advocate for you.

Family Law

Changes to your family can bring about the most emotionally and financially stressful time in your life, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Nelson Law's experienced attorneys will be there every step of the way to guide you through these unfamiliar and daunting issues and help you find a satisfactory resolution.

Estate Planning

Whether you need a will, a trust, or a unique solution to your unique circumstances, Nelson Law provides a variety of estate planning services. Our attorneys can fashion a well-executed estate plan that will leave you and your loved ones with protection and peace of mind.


Nelson Law's attorneys are experienced in civil litigation and have guided individuals and businesses through complex litigation towards successful resolutions. Litigation can be expensive and stressful. We pride ourselves on our ability to quickly identify key issues, formulate a plan for success, and skillfully advocate your position.

Meet Our Attorneys

Nate Nelson

Attorney, Owner

Kelly Sanderson

Associate Attorney

Eric Davis

Associate Attorney


Sturgis Office

1209 Junction Ave.

Sturgis, SD 57785

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday - Friday

Other Times by Appointment

Rapid City Office

3409 West Main St. Ste. 5

Rapid City, SD 57702

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday - Friday

Other Times by Appointment

(605) 561-6283 (p)

(605) 561-2080 (f)

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